For the past 15 years, ASP.NET applications have worked pretty much the same way. In order to deploy a new application, you need to have IIS up and running with corresponding .NET dependencies installed.
Recently at TechEd 2014, the ASP.NET announced the next generation of ASP.NET applications that remove the dependency on IIS. We're talking self-hosted ASP.NET projects! We're talking ASP.NET projects that run off a thumb drive. We're talking ASP.NET projects that run on Mac and Linux. In this talk, we'll take a look at some of the latest bits to come out of Redmond and how your development experience is going to change over the next several years.
Kevin Griffin has been working as a professional developer since 2006, where his first job was working on components for the Symantec security suites. Kevin is the owner of Griffin Consulting, Inc, CTO of Winsitter, and always looking for new challenges. As an Microsoft ASP.NET MVP and ASPInsider, Kevin spends a lot of time teaching and mentoring developers to learn new technologies and to be better developers. Over four years ago, Kevin started the Hampton Roads .NET Users Group. He serves as the Director of Membership for INETA. You can find Kevin speaking at conferences, code camps, and user groups across the country.